Historic Homes in Discovery Park Offered for Sale

SEATTLE — More than a century in the making, the SEATTLE — More than a century in the making, the opportunity to own one of the last 13 Colonial Revival estates within Seattle’s historic Fort Lawton arrives this month.

When fully restored, the first listing on Officer’s Row will be a Prosch plan offered at $2 million. This nostalgic home offers more than 4,000 square feet of living space comprising four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and a newly added two-car detached garage.

Additional homes will be priced and sold as they are completed, according to Stephanie McMahon, the sales director at the Homes at Fort Lawton.

Originally built between 1899 and 1904 as housing for military officers, each home has been restored with modern conveniences while honoring its historic past, McMahon says.

Perched above the former parade ground, all 13 homes on Officer’s Row front the 534 acres of Discovery Park with views of open space, native forest land, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

“This natural sanctuary remains just 15 minutes from downtown Seattle, offering its residents the best of both worlds,” McMahon says. “An unprecedented series of events took place over the past century that led to these landmark homes to be surrounded by hundreds of acres of parkland — effectively an island of fee-simple land and private residences now offered for individual ownership.

“The reality is this debut is the first and among very few prospects to own on Officer’s Row. These homes are grandfathered landmarks and no further development possibilities exist within Discovery Park.”

*This article originally appeared on The Seattle Times

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